BlueCat Names Contest Finalists

Updated: 05/12/2021

BlueCat has announced their 2021 Feature, TV Pilot, and Short Script finalists.

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Killer Shorts Names Contest Winners

THIS HUNGER by Alessandra Jara Del Castillo has been selected from more than 950 entries as the Season 2 Grand Prize Winner of the Killer Shorts Screenplay Competition. COPY CAT by Vanessa Branch has been selected as the 2nd Place Winner; and HIDE YOUR CRAZY by Austin Kase has been selected as the 3rd Place Winner. [Updated: 04/26/2021]

Wiki Contest Announces March Finalists & Winners

Jan Tilley and Wally Lane's Justified has been named the winner of the March, 2021 Wiki Screenplay Contest. [Updated: 04/18/2021]

BlueCat Names Semifinalists

BlueCat has announced their 2021 Feature, Pilot, and Short Script Semifinalists. [Updated: 04/13/2021]

Fresh Voices Names 2020-21 Screenplay Competition & Spotlight Award Winners

Ponzi by Wigham Foothill has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2020-21 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition. Genre and Spotlight Award Winners have also been announced. [Updated: 04/08/2021]

ScreenCraft Names Fellowship Quarterfinalists

ScreenCraft has announced their ScreenCraft Fellowship quarterfinalists, selected from almost 4,300 submissions. Semifinalists will be announced on April 28th. [Updated: 03/31/2021]

BlueCat Names Quarterfinalists

The BlueCat Screenplay Competition has announced their feature, pilot, short script semifinalists for 2021. [Updated: 03/31/2021]

Fresh Voices Names Contest Finalists

The Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition has announced their 2020-21 Finalists, representing the top 3% of screenplays submitted. Winners to be announced April 8th. [Updated: 03/29/2021]

Stowe Story Labs Announces Narrative Lab Quarterfinalists

Stowe Story Labs has announced the 2021 Maven Screen Media, Tangerine Entertainment, International Screenwriters’ Association, PAGE International Screenwriting Awards, Final Draft, and Sidewalk Film Festival Fellowship Quarterfinalists to the 2021 Narrative Labs. [Updated: 03/23/2021]

Write LA Announces New Literary Manager Partnerships

The Write LA Screenwriting Competition has announced that their 2021 Finalists will be read and considered by up to five leading Literary Management Companies: Circle of Confusion, Zero Gravity, Fourward, Fictional Entity and Grandview. [Updated: 03/17/2021]

Killer Shorts Announces Top 10 Finalists

The Killer Shorts Screenplay Competition has announced their top 10 Finalists from among 952 submissions. The Top 3 Winners will be announced April 26th. [Updated: 03/15/2021]

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Interview with Write LA Grand Prize Winner Nathan Dame

Nathan Dame

Nathan Dame's television pilot Fräulein Schreiber's Mixtape was recently named the Grand Prize Winner of the Write LA Screenwriting Competition.

[Updated: 03/15/2021]

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Table Read My Screenplay Genre Competition
Early: 05/13/2021
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Script Pipeline Screenwriting and TV Writing Competition
Late: 05/15/2021
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WeScreenplay Shorts Competition
Late: 05/15/2021
WSPro Discount: No

WeScreenplay College Screenplay Competition New!
Early : 05/15/2021
WSPro Discount: No

FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Regular: 05/15/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Coverage Ink's Get Repped Now
Deadline: 05/16/2021
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Scriptation Showcase Features & Shorts Category
Regular: 05/16/2021
WSPro Discount: No

WriteMovies Sci-Fi and Fantasy Award 2021
Extended: 05/16/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Humanitas New Voices
Extended: 05/17/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Stage 32 TV Comedy Screenwriting Contest
Regular: 05/19/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Diversity Film & Script Showcase
Extended: 05/19/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Adapted Screenplay Competition
Late: 05/19/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Golden Script Competition
May Deadline: 05/20/2021
WSPro Discount: No

San Francisco International Screenwriting Competition
Regular: 05/20/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Faith in Film: International Film Festival and Screenwriting Competition
Final: 05/20/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Austin Film Festival Script Competition
Late: 05/21/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Austin Film Festival Playwriting Competition
Final: 05/21/2021
WSPro Discount: No

The Indie Gathering International Film Festival
Late: 05/21/2021
WSPro Discount: No

New York Metropolitan Screenwriting Competition
Regular: 05/21/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Future Film Writers Season 2 (Youth Short)
Regular: 05/21/2021
WSPro Discount: No

HollyShorts Screenplay Contest
Extended: 05/22/2021
WSPro Discount: $15.00

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest
Regular: 05/22/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

WriteMovies Spring 2021 Screenwriting Contest
Late: 05/23/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Write LA
Regular: 05/25/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Creative World Awards
Extended: 05/27/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Launch Pad Feature Screenwriting Competition
Regular: 05/28/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition
Late: 05/30/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Warner Bros. Writers Workshop
Final: 05/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Roadmap Writers JumpStart Writing Competition
Early: 05/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Screenwriting Competition
Regular: 05/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

The Script Lab's Free Contest
Regular: 05/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Drama Screenwriting Competition
Early: 05/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenwriting Competition
Final: 05/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts Feature Screenplay Contest
Early: 05/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft $30,000 Film Fund
Final: 05/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts TV Pilot Contest
Early: 05/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Awards
Final: 05/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Screenplay Festival
Standard: 05/31/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Raindance Script Competition New!
Early: 05/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Circa Historical Screenplay Competition
Late: 05/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Animation Screenwriting Competition
Early: 05/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Near Nazareth Festival
Final: 05/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Page Turner Awards New!
Final: 05/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Global Film Market New!
Regular : 05/31/2021
WSPro Discount: $25.00

Script Pipeline First Look Project
Early: 06/01/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Scriptapalooza Fellowship
Final: 06/01/2021
WSPro Discount: No

FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Late: 06/01/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Capital Fund Screenplay Competiton
Final: 06/01/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition
Final: 06/02/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Slamdance Screenplay Competition
Regular: 06/07/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Stage 32 TV Comedy Screenwriting Contest
Final: 06/09/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Tirota/Finish Line Script Competition
Latecomers Submissions: 06/10/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Lit Laughs International Comedy Film Festival
Extended: 06/10/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest
Late: 06/12/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Williamsburg International Film & Music Competition
Late: 06/12/2021
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Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition
Extended: 06/13/2021
WSPro Discount: No

WeScreenplay Shorts Competition
Final: 06/15/2021
WSPro Discount: No

WeScreenplay Television Pilot Competition
Early Bird: 06/15/2021
WSPro Discount: No

WeScreenplay College Screenplay Competition New!
Regular: 06/15/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Write LA
Final: 06/15/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition
Extended: 06/15/2021
WSPro Discount: No

FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Extended: 06/15/2021
WSPro Discount: No

New York City Horror Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Regular: 06/15/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Table Read My Screenplay Genre Competition
Regular: 06/17/2021
WSPro Discount: No

San Francisco International Screenwriting Competition
Standard: 06/17/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Capital Fund Screenplay Competiton
Extended: 06/17/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Capital Fund Screenplay Competiton
Extended: 06/17/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Cynosure Screenwriting Awards
Regular: 06/19/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Adapted Screenplay Competition
Extended: 06/23/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Launch Pad Feature Screenwriting Competition
Late: 06/25/2021
WSPro Discount: No

New York Metropolitan Screenwriting Competition
Ext Regular: 06/25/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Scriptation Showcase Features & Shorts Category
Late: 06/27/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Finish Line Script Competition
Late: 06/29/2021
WSPro Discount: $10.00

trackingb.com Screenplay Contest
Early: 06/30/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Roadmap Writers JumpStart Writing Competition
Regular: 06/30/2021
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Screenwriting Competition
Final: 06/30/2021
WSPro Discount: No

The Script Lab's Free Contest
Late: 06/30/2021
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Drama Screenwriting Competition
Regular: 06/30/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Screenplay Festival
Extended: 06/30/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Raindance Script Competition New!
Regular: 06/30/2021
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Stage Play Playwriting Competition
Early: 06/30/2021
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Animation Screenwriting Competition
Regular: 06/30/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Summer in the South Film Festival
Final: 06/30/2021
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Global Film Market New!
Final : 06/30/2021
WSPro Discount: $25.00

The TITAN Awards New!
Regular: 06/30/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest
Extended: 07/03/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Set in Philadelphia Screenwriting Competition
Early: 07/05/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Trending: Contest Queue

The following screenwriting competitions are the "most queued" upcoming contests on MovieBytes:

  1. Austin Film Festival Script Competition
  2. Script Pipeline Screenwriting and TV Writing Competition
  3. Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition
  4. Creative World Awards
  5. WriteMovies Spring 2021 Screenwriting Contest
  6. Slamdance Screenplay Competition
  7. Script Pipeline First Look Project
  8. Screenplay Festival
  9. Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition
  10. Shore Scripts Feature Screenplay Contest